Admiral Plumbing Services Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Clogged Drains’

The Benefits of Video Pipe Inspection

Monday, November 25th, 2019

Generally speaking, nobody likes to get up close and personal with their plumbing. If your bathroom sink or your toilet is clogged, you’d rather not think about what’s clogging it—let alone have to dig out the clog yourself, right? Thankfully, technology has made this a little bit easier to deal with since we’ve got advancements like video pipe inspection, hydro jetting, and other pieces of equipment to deal with drains.

Back in the day, a plumber in Boca Raton, FL would have to literally rip open your plumbing system to see what was clogging it, remove the clog, and reinstall the pipe appropriately. Now, with video pipe inspection, there’s no need to haphazardly rip open an entire plumbing system while trying to play guess and check. A minuscule video camera is inserted into your drain on the end of a wire that can snake its way through to eventually reach the clog.

What’s the point of that? Well, keep reading and we’ll give you an answer.

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Why You Should Never Use Chemical Drain Cleaner

Monday, October 28th, 2019

Chemical drain cleaners are a huge concern for us. Widely available at almost every grocery store with well-funded and powerful advertisement campaigns, we’re often serving as the coroner for deceased plumbing systems after they’ve come in contact with these chemicals. As the coroner and gravedigger of so many rotted pipes, we’d really like to prevent these plumbing issues from occurring in the first place, and that starts with talking about how harmful chemical drain cleaners are.

If you’re looking to avoid expensive work on your plumbing in Port St. Lucie, FL (no offense taken, people only call the plumber when they feel like they absolutely have to) then you’re going to want to avoid chemical drain cleaners. They can destroy your plumbing, cause awful health effects, ruin your property and the environment, all while barely working as is.

If you’re still not convinced, keep reading and we’ll surely get you to think otherwise.

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Why We Use Cameras to Inspect Your Pipes

Monday, August 21st, 2017

broken-sewer-pipeNot every plumber approaches a drain clog (or other piping troubles) in the same way. There are many devices used today to detect plumbing problems underground, but our favorite and most effective tool is the video camera cable. Cameras are used before and after drain cleaning and other services, and it turns out, there’s a lot more to be found than you may expect.

Here are some of the reasons we may use video cameras to inspect your pipes, and some of the things we may advice depending on our findings. Learn why it’s important to scope out a company that uses video scoping for all of your drain and sewer service needs!

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